TIK

No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life

A new film forces us to examine the background to crimes associated with poverty and deprivation

Jump or die: How a silver medallist leapt over the odds that marginalise drug users

A South African Olympic silver medallist achieved something remarkable, especially after testing positive for methamphetamine use in 2012.

Tik-tock: Hangberg’s meth timebomb

Crystal meth may have trapped users in crimes, but it is also the fulcrum of an illicit economy that employs hundreds.

Tales from the Cape Flats morgue

A visit to the Salt River Forensic Pathology Service reveals the reality of SA's violent deaths and the dedication of those who work there.
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Ghost Town: A community tormented by drugs

VIDEO: Rhodes students Jonathan Jones and Bjorn Krietsch follow the stories of two Grahamstown families trying to come to grips with the ruinous effects of tik.

Tik and HIV: A ticking time bomb

A study by the Centre for Health and Prevention Studies at New York University has found that the use of tik leads to dangerous sexual behaviour.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it